Our website: Cookies

Like most websites, this one uses cookies. They store some non-personal information and send it to us to help us to understand our audience, so that we can improve the website to suit you.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that sends information about who is looking at our website, and how they are interacting with it. It does not store information about you personally, but logs your visit by giving creating a unique ID that cannot be used to identify you. We only use 'first party cookies' (cookies set by our website). These are deemed less invasive than 'third party cookies', which are set by a domain other than the one being visited by you.

Cookies that we use and why

Google Analytics

Google Analytics cookies store information about traffic to our website and how those people navigate through the pages. They also tell us which browser or device is being used to view the website eg a computer or a mobile device. This information can help us analyse our audience profile and to provide you with a better user experience.

Google Translate

If you use the Google Translate function (bottom of the website to change the website language, the language you choose is noted automatically in a cookie. When you then move around the site, your chosen language is used again.


The AddThis toolbar (below the Search function) provide us with analytics to help us understand the website audience. They use a randomly generated ID assigned to each web browser to tell us, for example, how many people are sharing content.

Text size

Visitors to this website can change the size of text at the top left of the screen. A cookie is set to remember this preference for the duration of the visit. Once the browser is closed, this cookie is deleted.

Cookie statement

If you agree to the use of cookies on this website, this agreement is stored in a cookie so that you are not asked again.

Change your cookie settings

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

If you want to restrict or block web browser cookies, you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, please visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains more detailed information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

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